School Name

The Waterloo School

Values & Ethos

Our school vision is:

to inspire a sense of belonging that develops skills for learning and life in a creative environment in which we all achieve.

Our aims are:

  • To work consistently and fairly in the positive management of behaviour supporting the children with fair rewards and consequences.
  • To instil a sense of responsibility
  • To ensure positive behaviour is valued and encouraged
  • To provide a caring and effective learning environment
  • To encourage relationships based on kindness, respect and understanding based on the needs of others
  • To create a restorative culture
  • To ensure everyone feels valued, safe and secure with a focus on wellbeing
  • To consider all pupils needs and their related behaviours
  • To develop an understanding of what is acceptable behaviour in their local and wider community
  • To help the children develop strategies to manage their own behaviour
  • To work with parents and carers to provide individualised support to help them to further develop understanding of their children and their needs
  • Use appropriate strategies to meet children's developmental understanding ensuring differentiation in approach and application to meet the needs of the individual
  • To create an environment in which staff are provided with robust training and support

We therefore promote:

  • tolerance and forgiveness
  • putting others first
  • PACE - playfulness, acceptance, curiosity and empathy
  • acceptance of others and for what they are
  • respect                                                                                                                      
  • resilience                                                                                                                  
  • positivity                                                                                                                    
  • team work                                                                                                                  
  • kindness and honesty